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Meeting of the Council of the Heads of Governments of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held in Ashgabat
31 May
Meeting of the Council of the Heads of Governments of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held in Ashgabat

On the 31st of May 2019, the meeting of the Council of the Heads of Governments of the Commonwealth of Independent States was held in Ashgabat. Informs the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan.  To attend this meeting, numerous high-level delegations of the states-participants of the CIS arrived to Turkmenistan.  Among the participants, Prime Minister of the Republic of Azerbaijan N.I.Mammadov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia Mher Grigoryan, Prime Minister of the Republic of Belarus S.N.Rumas, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan A.U.Mamin, Vice Prime Minister...

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Turkmenistan celebrates Turkmen Carpet Day
27 May
Turkmenistan celebrates Turkmen Carpet Day

On May 26, 2019, Day of Turkmen Carpet was festively celebrated in Turkmenistan. Informs turkmenistan.ru. The International Exhibition “Turkmen Carpets–Adornment of the World” and the XIX Conference of the World Association of Connoisseurs of Turkmen Carpet were the major celebration venues in Ashgabat. The festive events were attended by the guests from Germany, France, China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and other countries. A large-scale exhibition of carpets and rugs was set up in the exposition halls of the National Museum of Turkmen Carpet and on the grounds of the adja...

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 X Gas Congress of Turkmenistan completed its work
23 May
X Gas Congress of Turkmenistan completed its work

On May 22, 2019, the anniversary X Gas Congress of Turkmenistan, which took place in the Avaza national tourist zone for two days, came to an end, the State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. On the margins of the forum, participants from 30 countries of the world discussed with the Turkmen partners the possibilities of establishing cooperation. The delegates include the country's long-standing partners in the field of oil and gas - Petronas, Dragon Oil, CNPC, Areti and others, as well as new faces. Discussion of the TAPI gas pipeline (Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India) was the c...

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  President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow discussed with Yoichi Kobayashi priorities of the Turkmen-Japanese economic dialogue
23 May
President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow discussed with Yoichi Kobayashi priorities of the Turkmen-Japanese economic dialogue

On May 22, 2019, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received the Chairman of the Japan-Turkmenistan Committee for Economic Cooperation, the Vice-President of ITOCHU Corporation, Yoichi Kobayashi, State News Agency of Turkmenistan reports. In the course of the meeting, a thorough exchange of views took place on the prospects for partnership, where there is an impressive diverse potential, taking into account the course taken by Turkmenistan for industrialization and diversification of the national economy, the creation of high-tech industries focused on high-quality competitive products. The...

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 President of Turkmenistan and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Miroslav Lajčák discuss prospects of dialogue with Slovakia and OSCE
22 May
President of Turkmenistan and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Miroslav Lajčák discuss prospects of dialogue with Slovakia and OSCE

On May 21, 2019, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov received OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, informs Turkmen State News Agency.  Particular attention during the meeting was paid to the possibility of intensifying the Turkmen-Slovak partnership in various fields, in particular, political and diplomatic relations. It was noted during the meeting that the business circles of Slovakia and Europe expressed interest in the Turkmen market with its favourable investment climate. The large-scale reformatory programmes imple...

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 Day of Constitution and National Flag celebrated in Turkmenistan
20 May
Day of Constitution and National Flag celebrated in Turkmenistan

On May 18, 2019 Turkmenistan celebrated Day of Constitution and National Flag, informs Turkmen Sate News Agency.  The celebration included flower-laying ceremonies in Ashgabat at the Monument to the Constitution and the Main Flag of Turkmenistan with participation of President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The Turkmen leader laid a wreath of lowers at the Monument to the Constitution that embodies the inviolability of the foundations of the democratic, legal, secular state and unity of the Turkmen people. Following the President of Turkmenistan, members of the government, the Mejlis (parliament...

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